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.n.'s office on drugs and crime, the u.s. gun homicide rate is 30 times that of france or australia. it is 12 times higher than the average for other developed countries. why is that? if psychology is the main course, we should see that we have 12 times as many psychologically disturbed people as the oecd average. we don't. in fact, america takes mental disorders seriously, treats them and doesn't stigmatize them. we do better in this area than most of our peers. is america's popular culture much worse than other rich countries? not really since it's largely the same popular culture worldwide. england and wales, for example, are exposed to virtually identical cultural influences as the u.s. yet, their rate of gun homicide is some 3% of ours. the japanese are at the cutting edge of the world of video games, yet the u.n. puts their gun homicide rate at close to zero. why? well, they have one of the most restrictive series of gun laws in the world. when looking internationally, it is obvious that the one feature of america that would explain why we have so much more gun violence than the rest of
. but what can they do, people watching not only in the u.s. but around the world to help this community? >> i would like everyone to lead with love and not just help the town but help our country come to terms with these situations. sending us love and prayers, that's an amazing thing. i'm getting it from where i'm from in the midwest and i can't say enough about that and i know all my friends are too. but, what is the most important thing we can do is lead with love and then look at our situation as a country and say, does it stop now? do we have solutions? i'm not -- i don't know if it's gun control, no more glass doors in school buildings. if those doors weren't glass maybe this wouldn't have happened. we as a country have to use this to come together and look at all the solutions, mental health, everything. so what can the world do? love each other. and work together and no more gridlock on anything. figure this out so no more 6-year-olds have to die or watch their teacher die in their classroom, in a place that has for years been a place of joy and love. that's just wrong. it's wro
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